Flash Fiction Friday: Butterfly Man

On a Wednesday morning in Hap's Diner, two men -- one Black, the other British --  sat at a table across from each other and brainstormed super hero names and catchphrases. Though to many passersby, the catchphrases didn't sound too heroic or masculine in the slightest. "What about diaphanous?" asked the British man, sipping his coffee with [...]

Monday Musings: Process Over Product

I am a recovering perfectionist. I have incredibly high standards when it comes to creating art for myself and critiquing the art of others. I don't admit it often, but it's true. I don't mean to be a nitpicker, but I am. Yet with each passing day, I am learning how to throw these standards off and watch [...]

Make-Write Monday: Finding Your “Ideal” Readers

I've been reading a lot more on how to become a better writer and blogger, and one of the things that keeps popping up is the concept of needing to know who your "ideal reader" is.  It's a common business practice as well, and it makes perfect sense on the surface.  How are you going [...]